Ottawa Senators at Colorado Avalanche 1/8/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 1/7/2015
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 9:00 PM ET
Pepsi Center in Denver
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On Thursday the Ottawa Senators travel to Denver to take on the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center. The Senators are coming off a 2-1 shootout loss to Philadelphia on Tuesday while the Avalanche are coming off a 2-0 win over the Blackhawks.
The Senators are 5-12 in their last 17 in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation. They are 2-5 in their last 7 overall and are 3-8 in their last 11 road games. The over is 3-0-3 in Ottawa's last 6 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game. The under is 3-0-2 in their last 5 vs. the Central Division while the over is 3-0-2 in the Senators last 5 vs. the Western Conference.
The Avalanche are 4-1 in their last 5 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game. They are 7-2 in their last 9 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400. The over is 9-1 in their last 10 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400. The over is 8-1-1 in Colorado's last 10 vs. a team with a losing record and is 4-1 in their last 5 vs. the Atlantic Division.
In head to head matchups, the over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Colorado and the over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings overall. The Senators are 2-5 in the last 7 meetings in Colorado and are 1-7 in the last 8 meetings.
Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
Ottawa Senators are 16-23-0 Against the Spread
Ottawa Senators are 15-18-0 against the Over/Under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
Colorado Avalanche are 16-24-0 Against the Spread
Colorado Avalanche are 19-19-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/29/14 D Mark Borowiecki Leg expected to miss 2 weeks
12/14/14 D Marc Methot Hip out indefinitely
12/14/14 C Zack Smith Wrist out indefinitely
12/12/14 RW Chris Neil Knee out indefinitely
12/23/14 LW Patrick Bordeleau Knee expected to miss 8-10 weeks
12/05/14 C Ben Street Hand out indefinitely
12/01/14 C John Mitchell Leg out indefinitely
11/25/14 LW Jamie McGinn Back out for season
10/23/14 D Ryan Wilson Shoulder out for season
10/06/14 RW Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado
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